Community Calendar

Community Calendar is a free service.  Please submit your events or information in writing to wbrmnews@gmail.com or mail to WBRM, 147 N. Garden Street, Marion, NC 28752.  Please submit your information a week to 10 days ahead of the event. 

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The Marion Business Association is making plans for the Sidewalk Yard Sale on Saturday, August 3.  Spaces are $10.00 each & are by reservation. Contact the MBA office at 652-2215.

Registration is going on now for the McSmiles program.  Children who will be 3 or 4 years old by August 31st are eligible for this free program.  Classes meet two times a week for about an hour and 454 minutes during the regular school year. The McSmiles bus visits different neighborhoods and the kids come to the bus for classes.  To register your child, call 442-4534.

The McDowell Local Food Advisory Council will be hosting McDowell County From Farm to Table:  An Event Featuring Local Food at Keeper's Cut Meadery on Saturday, August 10 at 6:30 p.m.  A delicious four course meal will be served featuring local ingredients.  Tickets will be $50 per ticket.  Sponsorships are also available at $500 with 2 guaranteed tickets to the event.  Money raised will be used to purchase fresh, local food to stock our food pantries.  Come out an enjoy a meal that your local farmers provided.  This is one event you won't want to miss!  Please call 828-652-8104 for ticket information.

Arrowhead Artists & Artisans League (A3L) is Bringing the Beach to the Mountains with a new exhibition that will open next month at the Arrowhead Gallery & Studios in Old Fort and be a benefit for its neighbor, the Mountain Gateway Museum & Heritage Center.  Bringing the Beach to the Mountains will be a judged, public art show that will debut Saturday, August 3, for a one-month run at the Arrowhead Gallery & Studios, Catawba Avenue in Old Fort. An opening reception for the show will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., with the first hour on the front porch of Mountain Gateway Museum, and the second hour at the art gallery (located across the street from the museum), where the winners will be announced at 3 p.m. Fifteen percent from the sale of each artwork in the exhibit will be donated to Mountain Gateway Museum. All proceeds will be used to benefit the museum’s program fund. The exhibit will run through Thursday, Sept. 5.